The SharePoint Build to Build Update Playbook is a guideline for installing SharePoint CUs/PUs on mid size or large farms. It was created by Microsoft Premier Field Engineers (PFEs) and successfully used by Microsoft Premier customers. The Excel Playbook with its multiple tasks helps to plan and structurize Update Installations to prevent common problems. The update concept used in the playbook is reducing the overall update time for farms that contain many Content Databases.
Please read the introducing blog post and the PDF document in the ZIP package for further information.
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The authors of the SharePoint Build to Build Update Playbook are a group of Microsoft Premier Field Engineers (PFEs). The SharePoint Build to Build Update Playbook should not be considered an official (Microsoft) product. It was created and published to help SharePoint Administrators to apply updates to SharePoint Server farms. All information provided in the SharePoint Build to Build Update Playbook is provided "AS IS" with no warranties and confers no rights. The SharePoint Build to Build Update Playbook does not represent the thoughts, intentions, plans or strategies of Microsoft. All content is solely the opinion of the authors and provided with a best effort to be based in reality. All content, code samples, demonstrations, or anything resembling a "how-to" are provided "AS IS" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose.